The Noster Family Tree.

THOMAS NOSCITER, born 1579. .

1. HENRIE NOCITER, born 14 Apr 1599, in Abbotsbury, Dorset. He married 30 Nov 1626, in Portesham, Dorset to Agnes Plowman born 1599. He married Agnes Plowman on 30 Nov 1626, in Portesham, Dorset.

a. EMME NOCITER, born c1636, in Portisham, Dorset.

b. HENRIE NOCITER, born 9 Jan 1637 Portesham, Dorset, died 1689 Woolcombe, Dorset. Married Ann.

1. HENRIE NOSCITER, born 1664 Portisham, Dorset.

2. RICHARD NOSCITER, born 1669, in Portisham, Dorset, died 16 Jan 1724. Married (1) 5 May 1694 to Joan Sweet, born 14 Aug 1669, died Mar 1748, (2) unknown spouse.

Children of Richard and Joan. (Children of Richard and unknown spouse near the end of the family tree) :

a. FRANCIS NOSCITER, born 26 Dec, 1695 Portland, Dorset, died Aug 1730.

b. MARY NOSCITER, born 1698 Portland, Dorset, died Jun 1748 Portland, Dorset. Married 9 Mar 1718 in Dorchester St. Peter to John Anthony born 1696. They had 8 children all named Anthony.

c. JOHN NOSCITER, born 27 Jul, 1701 Portland, Dorset, died Nov 1789 Portland, Dorset. Married 17 Dec 1721 to Ann Stoodley born 16 Oct 1695, died Sep 1743.

1. EDWARD NOSCITER, born Feb 1720 Dorset, died Nov 1726.

2. RICHARD NOSCITER, bapt. 20 Jun, 1725 Dorset, died Nov 1726.

3. ANN NOSCITER, born 1727 Portland, Dorset, died 28 Feb 1806, buried 5 Dec 1806 Caxton, Cambridge. Married 21 Oct 1759 to William Wallace 1723-1795.

4. JOHN NOSCITER, born 1 Sep, 1734 Portland, Dorset, died Apr 1798. Married (1) 10 Jul 1758 to Ann Pierce 1736-1769, (2) 25 Nov, 1782 to Elizabeth Otter 1746-1792, and (3) 31 May, 1788 to Alice Holland 1759- .

Children of John and Ann:

a. ANNE NOSSITER, born 15 Jun, 1760 Portland, Dorset, died Sep 1833 Portland, Dorset. Married 1 Nov, 1780 to Isaac Hellyer (1755-1821).

b. FRANCIS NORSTER, bapt. 5 Dec, 1762 Portland, Dorset, died 26 May 1833 Chisel, Portland, Dorset. Married 4 Jun 1786 to Jane Byatt born before 1 Apr 1764 Portland, Dorset, died Jan 1851 Weymouth.

1. JANE NOSTER, bapt. 10 Sep 1786 Portland, Dorset, died 17 Sep 1786 Portland, Dorset.

2. FRANCIS NOSTER, bapt. 23 Mar, 1788 Portland, Dorset, died before 13 Jan 1791 Portland, Dorset.

3. JOHN NORSTER, bapt. 2 Apr, 1790 Portland, Dorset, died Apr 1835 Weymouth, Dorset.

4. FRANCIS NOSTER, born Oct 1791 Portland, Dorset, died aug 1793 Portland, Dorset.

5. HENRY NORSTER, bapt. 7 Sep, 1793 Portland, Dorset, died Apr 1878 Portland, Dorset. Married 18 Apr 1819 to Mary White 1796-1861. They had 5 children.

a. JANE NORSTER, born 1822 Portland, Dorset, baptised 26 Jul 1829, death unkown.

b. MARY NOSTER, born 7 Jul 1922 Weymouth, baptised same day, died 11 Mar 1878 Portsea.

c. ELIZABETH NORSTER, born 1825 Portland, Dorset, baptised 26 Jul 1829, died 1899. Married Jan 1860 to John White 1837-1907.

d. HENRY NORSTER, born Jan 1832 Portland, Dorset, baptised 12 Jan 1932, death unknown.

e. FRANCIS NORSTER, born Jan 1942 Weymouth, died 22 Apr 1922 Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. Married 1875 to Ann Elizabeth Lay 1846-1930. Here’s a photo of Francis’s Will. Here’s Ann's Obituary.

1. FRANCIS HENRY NORSTER, born 1876 Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, died 1953 Melbourne, Australia. Married 1907 to Eva Emma Dixon 1882-1959.

2. ANN ELIZABETH NORSTER, born 8 Sep 1877 Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, died 2 Sep 1961 Newport, Victoria, Australia. Married 1899 to Thomas Stephens Joyce 1870-1945.

3. ALBERT GILBERT NORSTER, born 1879 Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, died 21 Sep 1952 East Brunswick, Victoria, Australia. Married 1911 to May Louise Nicoll 1878-1951. Here’s a newspaper cutting about the death of an employee at Albert’s works, and here’s his Obituary. Here’s an article regarding May Louise Norster, killed the result of being struck by a car aged 73.

a. ALBERT GILBERT NORSTER, born 3 Mar 1914 Richmond, Victoria, Australia, died 14 Oct 1988 Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia. Married 1940 to Dorothy May Jordan 1916-1987. Here’s the grave of Albert and Dorothy. Here’s another photo of Dorothy.

1. ROGER PAUL NORSTER, born 16 Mar 1948 Victoria, Australia, died 16 May 1948 Victoria, Australia. Here’s a photo of Roger’s grave.

b. LILA ANNIE NORSTER, born 14 Mar 1917 Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia, died about 2000 Victoria. Married 1942 to Morice Elgar Phelan 1916-1976.

c. OLIVE JOY NORSTER, born 11 Nov 1919 Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, died 2009 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Married 1942 to Harry Frederick Mumford 1917-1971.

1. BARRY MUMFORD, born 3 Apr 1945 Victoria, Australia, died about 1993 Victoria, Australia.

4. MAY CLIFTON NORSTER, born abt. 1893 Victoria, Australia, died 1957 Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. Married 1920 to Thomas Briggs 1889-1949.

6. FRANCES NORSTER, bapt. 27 Aug, 1795 Portland, Dorset, died after Aug 1795 Portland, Dorset.

7. RICHARD NORSTER, born 5 Aug, 1797 Portland, Dorset, died 9 Apr 1856 Pagham, Sussex. Married 12 Nov 1822 to Mary Gill 1803-1892.

a. JANE NORSTER, born 1823 Beer, Devon, died 30 Oct 1890 Pagham, Sussex. Married 22 Jan 1854 to Edward Comben 1822-1880. They had 2 children.

b. MARIANNE NORSTER, born 1825 Beer, Devon, died 16 Jun 1902 Nowra, NSW. ARY NORSTER, born 1826, death unknown. Spouse: Hugh Halcrow.

d. JOHN NORSTER, born 1827 Beer, Devon, died Nov 1891 Denton, Sussex. Married 19 Sep 1851 to Martha Godfrey 1820- . They had 5 children.

1. ELIZABETH MARY NORSTER, born abt. 1853 Pagham, Sussex, baptised 11 Jul 1853, death unknown. Married 25 Apr 1878 to Philip Coleman 1853-1926. They had 4 children all named Coleman.

2. JOHN RICHARD GODFREY NORSTER, born 10 May 1857 Lancing, Sussex, baptised 10 May 1857, died 16 Jan 1902 Sussex. Married (1) 2 Oct 1880 to Eliza Ann Browning 1848-1899, (2) 24 Sep 1899 to Grace Reed 1870- .

3. JONAS GODFREY NORSTER, born 3 Jul 1859 Worthing, Sussex, baptised 14 Aug 1859, died 12 Jan 1944 Manchester, Lancashire. Married Jan 1882 to Suzannah Holder 1858-1909. Military: Royal Navy, served from 23 Sep 1874 to 31 Mar 1905.

4. MARTHA JANE NORSTER, born and baptised 25 May 1862 Newhaven, Sussex, died 2 Jan 1951 Lewes, Sussex. Married 9 Feb 1884 to Harry Coleman 1864-1954.

5. ROBERT GILL NORSTER, born Apr 1864 Lewes, Sussex, died Jan 1865 Newhaven, Sussex, aged 9 months.

e. ELIZABETH NORSTER, born 1829 Rush Coastguard Station, Lusk, Ireland, died after 1881. Married 8 Sep 1860 to Felix Edmund Trowbridge ?-1865. They had 2 sons.

f. REBECA NORSTER, born abt. 1832 Dublin, Ireland, died after 1881. Married 14 Dec 1856 to Robert Purvis Scott 1824- . They had 5 children all named Scott.

g. MARIA NORSTER, born abt. 1834 Dublin, Ireland, death unknown. Living in Pagham in the 1851 census, aged 17.

h. SARAH NORSTER, born 30 Dec 1834 Lambay Coastguard Station, Lusk, Ireland, died 1 Jun 1905 Nowra, NSW.

i. EMELY NORSTER, born abt. 1842 Selsay, Sussex, death unknown.

8. SAMUEL NORSTER, born 5 Jan, 1800 Portland, Dorset, died 13 Nov 1863 in a lunatic asylum, Adelaide. Married (1) 3 Sep 1826 to Joan Gibbs born 1802, and (2) 30 Sep 1850 to Sarah Brewer 1799-1860.

9. JANE NORSTER, bapt. 9 May, 1802 Portland, Dorset, died 14 Oct 1861 UK. Married 8 May, 1822 to William Comben 1799-1874. They had 4 children.

10. ABRAHAM NOSTER, bapt. 16 Oct, 1804 Portland, Dorset, died 7 Dec 1835 at sea. He was en route to Australia on board “Bardaster”. Married 28 Jun, 1828 to Ruth Sansome (born 22 Jul 1804, daughter of John Sansom and Mary Benfield, died Jul 1866).

a. JOHN NOSTER, bapt, 9 Oct, 1828 Dorset, died Jan 1894 Portland, Dorset. Married 21 Dec 1848 to Mary Ann Stone (born 1827, died 1896, daughter of Abraham Stone and Elizabeth).

1. ABRAHAM NOSTER, born before 25 Feb 1849 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, died 6 Jul 1849 Weymouth, Dorset.

2. MARY ANN NOSTER, bapt. 23 Jun, 1850. She married Frederick Mitchell (born 1849, son of Charles Mitchell and Ann) on 17 Apr 1877.

3. JANE NOSTER, born Apr 1853 Portland, Dorset, died 1901. Married Jul 1878 to Richard Levi Kerslake, Dorchester. They had 2 children.

4. ELIZABETH NOSTER, bapt. 12 Aug, 1855 Portland, Dorset, died 10 Aug 1877 Portland, Dorset. Married 6 Apr 1873 to Joseph Florance (born 10 Apr 1843, son of Thomas Florance and Margaret Grew). They had 3 children.

5. ABRAHAM NOSTER, bapt. 6 Dec, 1857, Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, died Jun 1917, Pontypridd. Married on 16 Sep 1877 to Agnes Elizabeth Edmunds (born c1858, died Apr 1906, daughter of John James Churcher Edmunds and Eliza Waldron).

a. AGNES ELIZA NOSTER, bapt. 8 May, 1878, Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, died 1946. Married 8 Jan 1903 Portland to John Bennett born 1875 Portsmouth.

b. JOHN JAMES ROBERT RODNEY NOSTER, bapt. 5 Sep, 1880 Portland, Dorset, died 25 Mar 1947 Weymouth. Married (1) 7 Feb 1907 to Ethel Ruth Crabb, (born abt 1882, died Nov 1918) in 1907. Married (2) Mar 1920 to Frances Mary Boyd, (born 1875, died 1 Sep 1964).

1. BELINDA VERA NOSTER, born 10 Feb 1908 Portland, Dorset, bapt. 5 Apr, 1908, died 6 Dec 1964 Dorset. Married Frederick George White (born c1905) on 10 Aug 1929.

2. JOHN EDMUND NOSTER, bapt. 7 Mar, 1909 Portland, Dorset, died Jun 1909 Portland, Dorset.

3. EDNA MAY NOSTER, born Oct 1911 Portland, Dorset, died 21 Jun 1964 Portland, Dorset. Married Sep 1931 to Leslie C. Allen born Jan 1908, died 31 Mar 1975. Here’s Edna and Leslie’s grave.

c. EMILY MARY NOSTER, bapt. 14 Mar, 1883 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, died Jan 1885 Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

d. FREDERICK ABRAHAM NOSTER, born Jun 1884 Pontypridd, Glamorgan, died Oct-Dec 1932 Swansea. Married Oct 1909 to Alice Louisa Morton Smallcombe (born c1877 and died in 1952). (I have been contacted by Jackie Beer who is the granddaughter of Beatrice Smallcombe, who is the sister of Alice. For more information, see Jackie’s email, dated 16 Sep 2007.)

1. RHONA PHYLLIS NOSTER, born Oct 1911 Pontypridd, died Sep 1957 Bristol. Married Dec 1939 to Thomas Monaghan.

e. EMILY MARY NOSTER, born Jun 1886 Pontypridd, died 1912 Portland, Dorset. Married 5 Feb 1907 to George Thomas Mitchell, born abt 1879, died 11 Dec 1910 Portland, Dorset. Here’s the grave of George Mitchell.

1. EMILY AGNES MITCHELL, born Apr-Jun 1907 Portland, Dorset.

2. MARGERY MAY CICELY MITCHELL, born 23 Jun 1908 Portland, Dorset, died Oct 1988 Portland, Dorset. Married Sep 1930 to Victor Norman born 1908.

3. LILIAN D. MITCHELL.

f. ELIZABETH SARAH NOSTER, born 4 Apr 1888 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, died Oct 1889 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, buried 9 Oct 1889 Portland.

g. ABRAHAM EDMUNDS NOSTER, born 15 Feb 1890 Portland, Dorset, died 30 Aug 1957 Portland, Dorset. Married Lilian Alice Thomas (born 3 Feb 1893, died 13 Jan 1961) on 19 Apr 1915.

h. WILLIAM ERNEST NOSTER , born Oct 1892 Weymouth, died Mar 1951 Pontypridd. Married in 1915 to Mary Jones born 1893 Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales, died 1967 Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales.

1. GLADYS MAY NOSTER, born 7 Jan 1917 Rhondda, Cynon Taff, died Dec 1995 Northampton. Married Silas Kitchener Baker born 31 Dec 1914, Rhondda, died Aug 1994 Northampton. They had 4 children.

2. ERNEST VICTOR NOSTER, born 29 Jul 1919 Pontypridd, Glamorgan, died Oct-Dec 1982 Kensington and Chelsea, London. Married Sep 1945 to Elizabeth (Betty) Powell (born 13 Jul 1920, Rhondda, died Apr 1995).

3. SYLVIA NOSTER, born 28 Jul 1928, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales, died 25 Nov 1994. Married Gwynfryn Davies, born 29 Oct 1929 Pontypridd, Glamorgan, died 5 Jul 2006 London.

a. KAREN DAVIES, born 2 Jan 1955, Rhondda. Married Alan Phelan, born 29 Oct 1953, London NW.

4. KENNETH MORGAN NOSTER, born 25 Sep 1932, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, died Jan 1997 Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

5. TERRENCE Abram NOSTER, born 5 Aug 1935, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, died 30 Oct 1978 Sudbury, Middx. Married Jun 1966 to Elizabeth Robson in Kensington, London, born 2 Jun 1937, died Sep 1982 Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

a. DEWI NOSTER, born Sep 1967, London. Married unknown Mair, born c1962, Rhondda.

1. JESSICA ELIZABETH NOSTER, born Mar 1999, Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

b. RHYS VICTOR M. NOSTER, born Sep 1968, Westminster, London. Married Aug 1990 to Andrea Morgan, born Dec 1971, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan.

1. TERRENCE RHYS NOSTER, born Jun 1990, Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

2. MATTHEW, born Mar 1994, Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

3. JORDAN GAVIN NOSTER, born Mar 1997, Pontypridd, Glamorgan.

c. TERRENCE SILAS G. NOSTER, born Dec 1969, Islington, London.

i. ROBERT VICTOR NOSTER, born Apr 1897 Weymouth, Dorset, died Sep 29, 1955 in Hitchin. Married at Pontypridd, Wales in Jun 1924 to Blodwen Russ (born Oct 3, 1899, died Aug 10, 1969 in Hitchin). Here’s a photo of Robert and Blodwen together. Here’s Blodwen’s death certificate. Blodwen was the daughter of Henry Russ, born Apr 13, 1877 in Tintinhull died 6 Feb 1956, and Martha Ann Russ (nee Herridge), born Jan 16, 1879 in Pentre, Rhondda, died 2 Mar 1961. This photo shows Martha with husband Henry on their Golden Wedding day. In July 8, 1929 Henry and Martha were living at 38 Carne Street, Pentre. Here’s Robert’s death certificate. (This is the point where there is a link to the Russ Family Tree.)

1. BRENDA MAY NOSTER, born 30 Nov 1925 Pentre, Glamorgan, died Sep 3, 1991 Lister Hospital, Stevenage. Married on Dec 14, 1946 to John (Jock) Cairncross (born 17 Sep 1924, died 28 Jan 1995). Here’s Brenda’s birth certificate. Here’s the marriage certificate of Brenda and John. Here’s a photo of Brenda, John and baby Ian taken in 1947. Brenda divorced, then later re-married Edward Rogerson on Jul 3, 1976. Here’s the grave of Brenda and Edward.

a. IAN ROBERT CAIRNCROSS, born Sep 19, 1947 Letchworth. Married on Sep 18, 1971 to Christine (Chriss) French born 11 Mar 1952. Occupation: Draughting/design drawing board and CAD, property maintenance, office manager. Here’s Ian’s birth certificate, and here’s the marriage certificate for Ian and Chriss.

1. Duncan Robert Cairncross, born Nov 5, 1975.

b. HEATHER MARGARET CAIRNCROSS, born Jul 18, 1949 Letchworth. Married Mar 1970 to Steven Trevor Mahood, born 7 May 1952 Hackney.

1. AMANDA JANE MAHOOD, born Dec 25, 1974 Hatfield. Married Phillip Barwick born Mar 1976 Cambridge.

2. PETER EDWARD MAHOOD, born Feb 25, 1977 Welwyn Garden City. Spouse: Charlotte Lorraine Dorling, born 20 Sep 1975 Shrewsbury.

a. LOGAN TERRENCE SMITH, born 23 Jan 1998 Norwich, Norfolk.

b. PAIGE GEORGINA HEATHER MAHOOD, born Jul 3, 2000 Norwich, Norfolk.

c. CALLUM STEVEN DREW MAHOOD, born Dec 19, 2001 Norwich, Norfolk.

3. MICHAEL TREVOR ALEXANDER MAHOOD, born Apr 6, 1990 Norwich, Norfolk. Spouse: Leanne Kylie Kirk, born Oct 1989 Norwich, Norfolk.

a. BAILEY STEVEN MICHAEL MAHOOD, born 19 Jan 2011 Norwich, Norfolk.

b. FREDDIE MAHOOD, born Norwich, Norfolk.

c. JANICE PEARL CAIRNCROSS, born Jul 16, 1957 Letchworth, Herts. Married Dec 1980 to Tim Frary.

1. TAMLYN (TAMMY) EVONNE MAY FRARY, born Dec 23, 1980 Norwich, Norfolk. Partners: (1) Matt Page, (2) Sean Lark born c.1975, (3) Darren Bradbury.

a. SOPHIE LOUISE FRARY, born 31 Dec 1997. Child of Matt.

b. GEORGINA JESSICA FRARY, born Jan 1999 Stevenage (Lister Hospital). Child of Sean.

c. LOGAN JAMES FRARY, born ? Child of Darren.

2. LEANNE MARGARET FRARY, born Sep 5, 1984 Norwich. Partners: (1) Lee Oakley, separated, (2) Sean Hembury.

a. KALI EDEN OAKLEY, born Dec 22, 2006 Stevenage.

b. ASHLIE NICOLA OAKLEY, born Nov 3, 2008.

c. MEGAN JAIMEE OAKLEY, born Nov 3, 2008.

d. TYLER JAMES FRARY, born Nov 10, 2013. Child of Sean.

3. NATALIE VICTORIA FRARY, born Jun 24, 1987 Norwich. Partner Paul Baker.

a. EMILY LESLIE BAKER, born 30 Nov 2008 Letchworth, Herts.

2. GLADYS PEARL NOSTER (known as Pearl), born Aug 29, 1931 Pontypridd, Glamorgan. Died Feb 18, 2006 Letchworth. Married Derek Reginald Couzens, on Jun 21, 1952. Derek was born Apr 8, 1930, and died Aug 11, 2006 Stevenage. Here’s Pearl’s birth certificate, and her death certificate. Here’ Pearl and Derek’s marriage certificate. Here’s Derek’s birth certificate, and his death certificate. (Derek Couzens father was Arthur Reginald. Derek’s siblings were Doreen, Daphne, Pat, Gerald (Jed) and Phyllis.)

a. SANDRA ANN COUZENS, born Jan 27, 1959 Letchworth. Married Jun 1980 to William (Bill) McNair, born Nov 12, 1957.

1. CHRISTOPHER JOHN MCNAIR, born Jan 25, 1988 Letchworth.

2. MICHAEL STEPHEN MCNAIR, born Dec 8, 1990 Letchworth.

b. STEPHEN COUZENS, born Nov 14, 1961. Spouse: (1) Lorraine Warwick, and (2) Sarah (?)

Child of Stephen and Lorraine:

1. LEE DEREK COUZENS, born Sep 14, 1984.

a. MELISSA COUZENS, born Feb 28, 2008.

3. VICTOR HENRY NOSTER, born 8 May 1934 Pontypridd, Wales, died Jun 1998 Stevenage. Married Dec 1994 to Hilary Thomas. Here’s a photo taken at their wedding.

6. RUTH NOSTER, born Jul-Sep 1859, bapt. 4 Sep 1859 Portland, Dorset, died 18-19 Dec 1860 Wakeham, Dorset.

7. JOHN SANSOM NOSTER, born Jan1861 Weymouth, Dorset, died 9 May 1938 Portland, Dorset.

8. RUTH NOSTER, born Jul-Sep 1864 Portland, Dorset, died Mar 1948 Surrey, England. Married 4 Nov 1891 to Frederick Arthur Ede, born 1862 Alfold, Surrey.

a. FREDERICK WILLIAM EDE, born 1893 Caterham, Surrey, died 3 May 1917 Arras, France. Military: was a Lance Corporal in the British Army, and was killed at Arras in WW1.

9. ROBERT STONE NOSTER, born Oct 1865 Weymouth, Dorset, died 3 Aug 1934 Portland, Dorset. Married 11 Dec 1890 Portland to Lily Jane Fall born 1867 Dorset.

a. ANNIE LILIAN NOSTER, born 13 Sep 1891 Portland, died 8 Mar 1972 Weymouth. Married 24 Dec 1916 to Percy Gibbs 1888-1956.

10. WILLIAM NOSTER, born Apr 1868 Weymouth, Dorset, baptised 7 Jun 1868 Portland, Dorset, died 1 Oct 1919 Portland, Dorset, buried 3 Oct 1919 Portland. Married 14 Nov 1895 to Lucretia Mary Moore in Portland. She was born 1868 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, died 21Dec 1952 Portland, Dorset.

a. PHYLLIS MARY NOSTER, born Apr 1896 Weymouth, Dorset. Married 8 Aug 1923 to Leonard James Barnes in Portland, Dorset.

b. EUNICE NOSTER, born Apr 1898 Weymouth, Dorset, died Jul1899 Weymouth, Dorset, aged 1.

c. WILLIAM NOSTER, born 1910.

11. SUSANNA STONE NOSTER, born Jan 1871 Portland, baptised 5 Feb 1871, died Sep 1960 Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. Married 31 Oct 1897 to William John Gibbs Petters in Portland, he was born 18 Jul 1870 Portland, died Mar 1948 Portland.

a. WINIFRED GRACE PETTERS, born Jul 1898 Portland, baptised 4 Sep 1898 Portland. Married Sep 1924 to John Hansford in Portland. He was born 2 Sep 1898 in Portland, died 25 Jan 1958 Addlestone, Surrey.

b. LEONARD JOHN PETTERS, born Apr 1901 Portland, died Mar 1961 Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire. Married 17 May 1924 to Lilian M. Follett at St. Johns, Portland. She was birn 1902, died Jan 1987 Huntingdon, Hunts.

1. KENNETH PETTERS, born Mar 1929 Portland, died Dec 1931 Portland, aged 2.

b. MARY NOSTER, born before 11 Jul 1830 Portland, Dorset, died Jan 1835 Beaminster, Dorset. Buried 15 Jan 1835 Beaminster.

c. ABRAHAM NOSTER, born about 1833, baptised 24 Feb 1833 Chesil, Portland, died Oct 1874 in Dartmoor Prison. Abraham was a Prison Warder and was so respected there was a full procession through the town following the hearse.

Children of John and Elizabeth Otter:

a. ELIZABETH OTTER, bapt. 26 Feb, 1775 Portland, Dorset, died 3 Jul 1797 Portland, Dorset. Elizabeth was born before her parents were married - 1782, hence the surname Otter.

b. ABRAHAM NOSTER, bapt. 7 Jun, 1783 Portland, Dorset, died Jan 1860 Tendring, Essex. Married 9 Mar 1825 to Elizabeth Stayte born Nov 1793, died 7 Dec 1876. Military: awarded Naval General Service Medal for capture of the ship ‘Alcide’. Service years 1793-1827.

1. ABRAHAM NOSTER, born 28 Nov 1825 Harwich, Essex.

2. SAMUEL HENRY NOSTER, born 2 Apr 1829 Harwich, Essex, died 6 May 1859 Greenwich, London.

c. RICHARD NOSTER, bapt. 2 Oct, 1785 Portland, Dorset, died Feb 1856 Hampshire. Married 21 Aug 1826 to Sarah King.

Children of John and Alice Holland:

a. ANN PEARCE NOSSTER, bapt. 30 Jan, 1791 Portland, Dorset, died 10 Feb, 1816. Married 10 Feb, 1816 to William Bartlett 1862- .

1. JOHN NOSCITER BARTLETT, born 1816 Portland, Dorset, baptised 29 Dec 1822.

2. ANN PEARCE BARTLETT, born 1820 Portand, Dorset.

b. JOHN NORSETER, bapt. 28 Jul, 1793, died 4 Aug, 1796.

Children of John and Ann Pierce (from page 1):

c. JOHN NOSSITER, born 1 Jun 1765 Portland, Dorset, died Jun 1843 Portland. Buried 17 Jun 1843 Portland, Dorset.

d. GRACE NOSTER, born and bapt. 8 Feb, 1767 Portland, Dorset, died 8 Feb 1820 Portland. Married 20 Dec, 1792 to Robert Mitchell.

5. FRANCIS NOSCITER, bapt. 27 Nov, 1737 Portland, Dorset, died Sep 1808 Portland, Dorset. Married 16 Oct 1762 to Grace Atwool 1736-1820.

d. ABRAHAM SWEET NOSCITER, bapt. 9 Nov, 1704 Portland, Dorset, died Mar 1747 Portland, Dorset. Married (1) 25 Feb 1725 to Mary, died 25 May 1736, (2) 27 Feb 1741 to Elizabeth Gully born abt. 1722.

Children of Abraham and Mary:

1. ELIZABETH NOSTER, born 1727 Dorset, died 11 Jan 1813 Portland, Dorset. Married 4 Aug 1756 to Richard Hellyer, born 1736 Portland. They had 1 child Richard born 1766.

2. FRANCIS NOSCITER, born 1731 Dorset, died 28 Jan 1733, aged 2. Buried 28 Jan 1733.

3. MARY NOSCITER, born 1733 Portland, Dorset, baptised 1733, died Jan 1813 Portland, Dorset. Married (1) 29 May 1752 to John Winter – they had 4 children named Winter, (2) 4 Aug 1756 to Richard Hellyer 1720-1818 – they had 2 children named Hellyer.

Children of Abraham and Elizabeth:

1. ABRAHAM NOSCITER, born 17 Apr 1742 Portland, Dorset, Married 1 Oct 1762 to Rebecca Lano born Nov 1745. They had 6 children.

a. LUCY NOSCITER, born and baptised 27 Jan 1765 Portland, Dorset, death unknown.

b. ABRAHAM NOSCITER, born abt. 1767 Portland, Dorset, died 21 Sep 1840 Portland, Dorset. Married 14 Feb 1789 to Mary Hansford, born 26 Oct 1766 Portland, Dorset, died 1 Sep 1826 Portland, Dorset.

c. RICHARD NOSCITER, born abt. 1768 Portland, Dorset, death unknown. Married 25 Oct 1794 to Jane Lano.

d. JANE NOSCITER, born 3 Feb 1771 Portland, Dorset, death unkown.

e. REBECCA NOSCITER, born 28 Mar 1773 Portland, Dorset, death unkown.

f. LUCE NOSCITER, born 12 Mar 1775 Portland, Dorset, died 4 Jul 1795 Portland, Dorset. Married 25 Apr 1795 to William Hinde 1763-1831.

2. GRACE NOSCITER, born 23 Dec 1746 Portland, Dorset, died 1837 Dorset. Married 3 Sep 1766 to Melchizedeck Dibben born 20 May 1744 Piddlehinton. They had 6 children.

Children of Richard (1669) and unknown spouse (from page 1):

e. MARY NOSCITER, born 1698 Portland, died Jun 1748 Portland. Married 9 Mar 1718 to John Anthony born 1696.

f. JOAN NOSCITER, bapt. 17 Jun, 1708 Portland, Dorset, died 23 Oct 1737 Portland, Dorset. Married 20 Apr, 1725 to Shadrack Stone, born abt. 1703 Portland, died abt. 1774 Portland. They had 2 sons both named Shadrack (1734-36) and (1737-1823).

g. ELIZABETH NOSCITER, bapt. 24 Nov, 1711 Portland, Dorset, died Apr 1739 Portland, Dorset.

3. AGNES NOSCITER, born 1672, died Jan 1704, in Portisham, Dorset.

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